US-led convoy hit in Afghanistan

Six Afghan policemen killed after roadside bomb hits their vehicle.

    The Taliban have adopted a tactic of roadside bombs and suicide attacks against US-led forces [EPA]
    The Taliban are active in southern and eastern regions and have vowed to drive out foreign troops from Afghanistan and topple the central government.
     
    On July 4, a roadside bomb killed six soldiers with the Nato-led force and their Afghan interpreter in southern Afghanistan.
     
    Those deaths took to 105 the number of foreign soldiers killed in Afghanistan this year, most of them in combat.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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